A Christmas Story (2012)

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 A Christmas Story

by Philip Grecian

December 5th-8th, 7:00 pm
December 8th, 1:30 pm Matinee
December 11th-15th, 7:00 pm

Convocation Hall (in Queens School of Religion), Queen’s University

Tickets: $20 Adult / $17 Student & Senior / $10 Children 6-12

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Goldblatt’s Department Store. The consistent response: “You’ll shoot your eye out.”

All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys’ experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie’s fantasy scenarios and more.

Cast

Ralph - Rick Cairns
Ralphie - Aidan Whalen
Mother - April DiRinaldo
The Old Man - David Hudson
Randy - Sydney-Jane McCarson
Miss Shields - Nicci Rea
Flick - Miles Brackenbury
Schwartz - Quentin Levesque
Esther Jane Alberry - Claire Gazeley
Helen Weathers - Marley Gollé
Scut Farkas - Sebastian L'abbe
School Children - Talia Freedman, Claire Brackenbury

Media

The following stories have been published in our local media:

A Christmas Story worth seeing
Kingston Whig Standard
December 6, 2012

King's Town Players takes on a holiday classic
EMC Kingston
December 6, 2012

King’s Town Players take on a Christmas classic
Kingston This Week
November 26, 2012

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